Innovation Manager, Full time or part time 4 days/wk

Recruiter
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
£50,000 - £54,000 per annum (pro rata)
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
REB-089118
Contact
Renee Bowden
Contract Type
Permanent

Experienced Innovation Manager in FMCG or Retail? Passionate about the food industry, looking for full-time or 4-days-per-week (pro-rata)? Read on!

Innovation Manager - £50,000-£54,000 - Bedfordshire

THE COMPANY

Our client is a well established, but ever growing food retailer, one of the favourites of the High Street. They have over 1,200 locations in the UK and more than 850 internationally. They are a global success story with a growing network of retail sites.

THE ROLE

This role will be responsible for delivering competitively advantaged, customer preferred innovation in beverages and really driving the growth within the business for this category. In particular:

  • Define & strategise product opportunities
  • Work with innovation team to deliver competitively advantaged product solutions
  • Manage handover of innovation at gate 3 to local markets
  • Define supply chain mapping
  • Deliver pricing strategy
  • Full category management - optimising range

YOU

To apply for this Innovation Manager role, you must have the following:

  • Extensive product innovation experience, specifically having managed the stage gate process
  • Demonstrable commercial experience - driving profitability and market share
  • Experience of competitor analysis
  • Experience working with mass market brands/customer segments

If you meet all of the above criteria, please apply NOW!

Innovation Manager - £50,000-£54,000 - Bedfordshire

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